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Shirley Camejo

Published: April 04, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Shirley M. Camejo, 84, of Delray Beach, Fla., former longtime resident of Newtown, died on March 30, at Bethesda Hospital in Florida. She was the widow of Raul Camejo, Sr. Born in Brewster, N.Y., she was the daughter of Marjorie Vail Hyatt and Charles Hyatt, Sr.


Mrs Camejo was retired from Tilcon Connecticut in Danbury. She was active in Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs in Newtown for more than 30 years. She was awarded the Silver Beaver Award, scouting's highest award for adult leaders. She was also very active in community events in both Newtown and Delray Beach.


Her two sons, Raul Camejo, Jr, and his wife Debra of New Hampshire and Richard Camejo, Sr, of Newtown; her grandchildren, Christopher Camejo of New Hampshire, Richard Camejo, Jr, of Newtown, and Rachel Camejo of Dublin, Ireland; her brother, Warren Hyatt, Sr; and several nieces and nephews survive her.


Calling hours are Thursday, April 5, from 5:30 to 8 pm, at Carpino Funeral Home, 750 Main Street South, Southbury.


Interment will be Friday, April 6, at Newtown Village Cemetery with a graveside service at 11:30 am.


Memorial contributions may be made to Newtown Hook & Ladder Co #1, 12 Church Hill Road, Newtown CT 06470.

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

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“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
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Newtown Day, October 6
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The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
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Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
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“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
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Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
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The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
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Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
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Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
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“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
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Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
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